Kendo is not a Olympic event so it is no less popular than judo in the world but kendo players in Japan are 10 times higher than Judo players.
Kendo has no Olympic ( because almost kendo players against to add kendo in Olympic event.）but all Japan Kendo federation organize all Japan kendo championships every year and International kendo federation organize World kendo championship once every 3 years.
By the way , there are some handsome and cool kendo players in Kendo world. I would like to introduce cool and strong kendo players in Japan.
The 3rd Ryo Yoshizawa
He is one of the most famous actor in Japan.
He started to practice kendo when he was 6 years old.
He has 2 dan now.
He has selected MVP in Kanto area tournament when he was a high school student.
Some years ago, he won one of the strongest high school girl at that time on Japanese TV program .
He is not only actor also good Kendo player!!
When he puts off men, every girls look at him.
Oh how cool!!
The 2rd Kakeru Umegatani
Do u know Gyokuryuki high school kendo tournament? That tournament made his name famous to all Japan kendo.
Gyokuryuki is rare tournament because it is winning match.
（Almost kendo match isn’t winning match ）
He beat 11 opponents in succession to semi final to final match and his team became champion!!
After that he became regent of Gyokuryuki and kendo world
It made me surprise
After graduating high school, he entered Chuo university Surprisingly, he became university champion when he was first grade.
And same year, he got 3rd in all Japan kendo championship
His potential is unbelievable
He said that I’m hate losing!!
He is belonging to Fuji zerox corporation now.
1st Susumu Takanabe
He is very famous player as a man who can strike the most speedy men in the world
He can strike men with only 0.1 second from Chudan position
We are not able to watch.
He graduated from PL high school and Tsukuba university what have very strong kendo club.
⭐︎All Japan kendo championship →first place twice
⭐︎World kendo championship →first place 3 times
All Japan 7 dan kendo championship →first place twice
All Japan policemen kendo championship →triple victory
Not only he got a lot of awards of kendo but also he is the most popular idle in the kendo world because of his face is loved by a lot of women.
And his personality is so humorous.
I’m a big fan of him( ^ω^ )
I’m grad if people who read this article have interests about kendo.
Everyone! I wish you go to see kendo match!!